Date Added: May 2010
Withholding criticism creates "A really negative organizational dynamic". Many organizations are probably full of people brimming with relevant feedback, but are reluctant to dish it out. Managers, for example, may feel they need to censor their own opinions to foster a collegial atmosphere, but in the process they weaken their organizations by failing to champion good ideas. Playing overly nice may undermine many of our relationships, contrary to popular wisdom.